Torrian Gray Named Washington Redskins Defensive Backs Coach

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Torrian Gray

Since 2012, Allen Waxman has worked at Eisai, Inc. He is now the company’s executive vice president in charge of market access, corporate advocacy, and government affairs. Outside of the office, Allen Waxman enjoys traveling, attending the theater, and cheering on several professional sports teams, including the Washington Redskins.

In a recently released statement, the Redskins announced that they have hired Torrian Gray as the team’s new defensive backs coach. An experienced team leader, 42-year-old Gray has overseen the defensive backfields of both collegiate and NFL programs.

During his 18-year career, Gray has served on the coaching staffs of the University of Maine, the University of Connecticut, and his alma mater, Virginia Tech. He most recently worked as the defensive backs coach at the University of Florida, where he helped guide players to first-team and second-team All-SEC honors.

Prior to launching his coaching career, Gray played at Virginia Tech and spent three seasons in the NFL. With the Redskins, he reunites with Kendall Fuller, a cornerback he coached for three years at Virginia Tech.


Washington Redskins Unveil Game Schedule for 2016 Season

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Washington Redskins

Possessing years of experience in pharmaceutical litigation and criminal law, Allen Waxman leads Eisai Inc. as general counsel and executive vice president. Outside of his professional endeavors, Allen Waxman follows a number of sports teams, including the Washington Redskins.

The NFL recently released the dates and times for all 256 games in the upcoming football season. This schedule includes 17 games for the Washington Redskins, who will be defending their 2015 NFC East Division title. On September 12, the team will open with a prime-time game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, who made it to the playoffs last season with a record of 10-6.

Throughout the rest of the season, the Redskins will play in two additional prime-time games at their home field. After hosting the Green Bay Packers for a Sunday Night Football match, the team will hold a Monday Night Football game against the Carolina Panthers in the following month. The Redskins will also play longtime rivals the Dallas Cowboys twice, with the second game taking place on Thanksgiving Day.

This season will also mark an important first for the Redskins, as they will travel abroad to play their first game at Wembley Stadium in London. During this game, on October 30, the team will face the Cincinnati Bengals, who have made it to the playoffs the last five years in a row. Overall, the Redskins will face a challenging season with several games against experienced playoff teams and other division champions.